[cvsnt] remote checkout fails to complete

Oz Solomon osolo at wndta...com
Thu Dec 5 17:23:00 GMT 2002

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Another thing to consider is upgrading the WinCvs clients.  The latest beta
(very stable) uses a more modern client with up to date protocols.


"Tony Hoyle" <tmh at nodomain.org> wrote in message
news:3def6b5f.179135468 at news.cvsnt.org...
> On Thu, 5 Dec 2002 09:37:08 -0500, "Paul St. John"
> <pstjohn at visible-bytes.com> wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I've just recently installed cvsnt (build 62) on NT SP6.
> >I'm using the pserver protocol (for initial testing and
> >going to move to more secure protocol later).
> >
> >There are 2 clients, both using WinCvs 1.0.6.  One is
> >on the same network as the server and the other is
> >connecting over the internet (I've opened ports 2401
> >and 2402 on my firewall).
> Don't open port 2402.  LockServer isn't a secure protocol & should
> only be accessed from inside the LAN.
> >The problem is that the remote client will get part way
> >through the checkout and then simply stop getting more
> >files.  There is a cvs.exe process running on the server,
> >that started when the remote user connected, but it is
> >not consuming and CPU cycles.
> >
> Probably packet loss.  I've seen this kind of thing even on Unix (If
> you've ever tried checking out code from gnu.org you'll probably see
> it).  Try some network tests and check that the remote client is
> connecting properly and can stream data from the server (try FTPing a
> large file).
> Tony

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